Why Signal To Noise Matters In SWIR Imaging
Why are some SWIR cameras not able to image or detect what their users want to see? Often users blame the SWIR band, but the real problem is practitioners are using the wrong tool for the job (i.e. you cannot pull your camper with a moped). This note will provide a background and explanation on why sometimes a high sensitivity camera is needed to get the job done versus using a low cost SWIR camera.